Rep. Samuel Young

Former Representative from Illinois’s 10th District, Republican

Young, a Republican, was the representative for Illinois's 10th congressional district from 1973 to 1974.

Analysis

Our unique analysis of the bills Young sponsored and cosponsored provides insight into his position in the House of Representatives.

Each dot in the chart below was a member of the House of Representatives in 1974. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). Young is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Young sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:

Government Operations and Politics (25%) Private Legislation (14%) Taxation (14%) Labor and Employment (11%) Armed Forces and National Security (9%) Agriculture and Food (9%) Social Welfare (9%) Crime and Law Enforcement (9%)

Recent Bills

Some of Young’s most recently sponsored bills include...

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Voting Record

From Jan 1973 to Dec 1974, Young missed 64 of 1,078 roll call votes, which is 5.9%. This is better than the median of 9.7% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Dec 1974. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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